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October 6, 2003

President of The Population Institute to speak at Birmingham-Southern College

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Werner Fornos, president of The Population Institute, will speak at Birmingham-Southern College on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 4:30 p.m. in the Norton Campus Center Theatre.

\ An internationally recognized expert on global population issues, Fornos' presentation will be entitled “Gaining People, Losing Ground.” Fornos was recently named winner of the 2003 United Nations Population Award. He is only the third American to win the award since its inception in 1982.

The Population Institute is an international, educational, non-profit organization that seeks to reduce excessive population growth and to achieve a world population in balance with a healthy global environment and resource base. Established in 1969, the institute, with members in 172 countries, is headquartered on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.



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